A Church with No Tech Volunteers [Video]

No Tech Volunteers Screencap

I have advocated over and over the idea of doing church technology leadership that would include not only training and encouraging volunteers and staff teams, but supporting and honoring them in many different ways. Chip Dizard has gone out of his way to do just that for several of his team members specifically and the whole team in general at his church. The best part about this, the church staff jumped on board and gave what seems authentic words of thanks and appreciation for them.

Seriously, what if you were on Chip’s team? I’d feel honored beyond all measure!

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Google Facts, Tips, Tricks & Stats [Infographic]

Google Browser Screenshot

If you dig through this enough, I am sure you’ll find plenty bits of Google facts, tips, tracks or stats that you didn’t know. I particularly like some of Google’s hidden features—both forgotten and newly discovered. Here’s an infographic for both Googlers and Nooglers.

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Jim Yurchenco Shares Innovation Wisdom [Video]

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Jim Yurchenco, engineer of the original Apple mouse, says that one of the most important things a good designer does, is: “Exercise a large amount of self criticism.” But it doesn’t stop there. You also need to be willing to do this over and over again. He has a lot of other inspiring things to […]

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Thinking Digital with Justin Wise [Podcast]

justice wise thinking digital churchmag podcast interview

^THIS^ is what Justin Wise looks like when he’s thinking digital. Pretty intense, right? It’s what you would expect from someone who is awesome at what he does. Justin Wise is a West Des Moines, IA native who is the founder of Think Digital, an author, and is brilliant at social media. For your enjoyment, here […]

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Create Your Own Custom Worship Backgrounds

Shift App in the App Store

[Editor's Note: This mobile app is currently only available for iOS.] Browsing the Internet for countless hours looking for worship backgrounds can be quite time-consuming. But Shift Worship has created a new way of going about this, with a new twist specific to your church. Check this cool iOS app out:

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Tracking Content Marketing ROI [Infographic]

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Having done digital content marketing with social media, blogging, and advertising on Google Adwords, tracking content marketing ROI is NOT an easy thing and could take as much or more of your time than creating the actual ads themselves. For those that do not understand ROI, it stands for “Return On Investment.” Let me be […]

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Hyperlapse from Instagram

Hyperlapse Screencap

Yesterday Instagram announced a new mobile app! While it’s currently only available for iOS, I imagine it will hit the other devices shortly. It’s called Hyperlapse and it’s designed to create awesome time lapse videos quickly and easily. Just open the app and start recording. You don’t even need an Instagram account! Here’s a closer look:

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